Austrian sole proprietorship

Start a sole proprietorship online

Our partner notaries register your sole proprietorship (e.U.) 100% online in the commercial register.
No matter where you are in the world.

Certification of company book entry

Certify all documents for incorporation

Our partner notaries certify your signature on your company register application online today. The entire process takes place digitally. You will be connected with a partner notary in a video chat and sign the company register entry digitally using a qualified electronic signature.

Overview of the online formation of a sole proprietorship


If you book an appointment, you will receive a non-binding price offer from a notary. You can then decide whether you want to accept this offer.

Experience shows that the price for setting up a sole proprietorship starts at EUR 240 (incl. VAT).

*Non-binding estimate of notarity, taking into account the upper limit according to the notary tariff; the price is agreed between the notary and the client.

Documents required

You will need the following documents to register your sole proprietorship: 

  • Company register entry
  • Sample drawing

We will also be happy to provide you with samples free of charge. 

Our partner notaries prepare the documents for you (for an additional charge).


This service refers to Austrian sole proprietorships. 

If you wish to be entered in the commercial register as a merchant in Germany, you are welcome to contact here book an appointment. 

Things to know about setting up your sole proprietorship

Here you will find valuable further information about setting up a sole proprietorship.

How it works

Flexible online appointment booking

You book an online appointment with one of our partner notaries online. Appointments are available Mon - Fri flexibly & at short notice between 7am - 9pm Central European Time (CET). 

Register & Identify

Register on The first step is to verify your identity. For this, you need a valid passport, a mobile phone and about 15min of time.

Signature of the documents

You will meet a partner notary at the booked time. The appointment takes place on in a video call. 

In the appointment, you sign the documents with a qualified electronic signature. The signature will be issued to you during the onboarding process.

Download & Payment

After your online appointment, you can download the notarised documents. The digitally signed PDF documents are always the original documents. On request, our partner notary's offices can also send you a physical copy by post.s

Before downloading the documents, you must pay for them online. 

Frequently asked questions

Appointments for online notarisation can be booked at short notice & with just a few minutes' notice. Appointments are available on weekdays between 7 am and 10 pm as standard. Appointments can also be made outside these times by arrangement.

The entry in the commercial register is made by the competent commercial register court. Unfortunately, we have no influence on how quickly the entry is made. Typically, however, the entry is made within 2 to 5 working days. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee this.


Do you still have questions? We will get back to you as soon as possible.

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